Water FOUND on Mars: NASA discovers ancient polar ice cap

Water FOUND on Mars: NASA discovers ancient polar ice cap

A landmark NASA study has discovered an enormous deposit of water-ice locked within the surface of Mars. The research comes from radar information garnered from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, depicting ancient ice sheets buried deep beneath the Red Planet’s north pole. And the NASA researchers also report conclusive evidence these ice caps wax and wane as a result of the tilt and…

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Europe warns US against Iran escalation as tensions mount

Europe warns US against Iran escalation as tensions mount

Europe on Monday urged the US not to further escalate tensions over the Iran nuclear deal, with Britain issuing a stark warning of the risk of conflict erupting “by accident” in the Gulf. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a last-minute visit to Brussels where he met his counterparts from Britain, France and Germany — the three European signatories…

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‘North Korea’s new missiles have Russian fingerprints all over them’ – experts warn

‘North Korea's new missiles have Russian fingerprints all over them’ – experts warn

North Korea’s latest missiles tests “had Russian fingerprints all over them”, according to a leading weapons expert. Marcus Schiller, a respected authority on North Korean missiles, claims the three new rockets launched by Kim Jong-un bore all the hallmarks of a widely copied missile the Russian military has deployed in Syria and has been actively trying to sell abroad for…

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EU rejects Iran nuclear deal ‘ultimatum’, regrets US sanctions

EU rejects Iran nuclear deal 'ultimatum', regrets US sanctions

The European Union, EU has rejected a 60-day “ultimatum” given by Iran, referring to Tehran’s decision to quit parts of the 2015 nuclear deal a year after the US withdrew from the landmark accord signed with major world powers. In a joint statement with the foreign ministries of France, the United Kingdom, and Germany, the EU urged Iran to respect the…

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North Korea fires ‘short-range projectiles’ into East Sea

North Korea fires 'short-range projectiles' into East Sea

North Korea has fired several unidentified short-range projectiles into the East sea off its eastern coast, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said, a likely sign of Pyongyang’s growing frustration at stalled diplomatic talks with Washington meant to provide coveted sanctions relief in return for nuclear disarmament. South Korea’s military has bolstered its surveillance in case there are additional…

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Cyclone Fani hits Bangladesh, kills at least 12

Cyclone Fani, the strongest cyclone to hit India in five years has killed at least 12 people in eastern Odisha state, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Saturday,

Cyclone Fani, the strongest cyclone to hit India in five years has killed at least 12 people in eastern Odisha state, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Saturday, where four more people died although more than a million had been moved to safety. After it made landfall early on Friday, tropical cyclone Fani had lost some of its power and…

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Another Earthquake hit Nepal on the fourth anniversary of the previous one

Another Earthquake hit Nepal on the fourth anniversary of the previous one

A magnitude-5.2 earthquake struck Nepal on Wednesday, the country’s seismological centre said, on the eve of the anniversary of the major quake that killed about 9,000 people four years ago. The moderate intensity quake hit at 6.29 a.m. local time (1244GMT), Nepal’s National Seismological Centre said. Its epicentre was in Naubise, about 28 kilometres south-west of Kathmandu. According to the…

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420: What does the annual Marijuana celebration day mean?

Today, cannabis users across the globe will be lighting up to celebrate 420, to mark the annual Marijuana celebration day.

Today, cannabis users across the globe will be lighting up to celebrate 420, to mark the annual Marijuana celebration day. The annual event is observed as a means of celebrating marijuana use, while also campaigning for it to become legalised in parts of the world where it is prohibited. Here’s everything you need to know about 420: What is it? 420 is…

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GOOD FRIDAY: Pope Francis condemn modern-day slavery

GOOD FRIDAY: Pope Francis condemn modern-day slavery

Catholic Pontiff Pope Francis led the traditional Easter week “Way of the Cross” procession held on Good Friday in Rome. Giving the theme for this year’s Holy week, the pontiff spoke on modern-day slavery and human trafficking, including the prostitutes who ply their trade on Italy’s streets. The ceremony, which took place on Good Friday took its theme from meditations…

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Discover Ladonia, A Micro-nation With No Resident

ladonia: a micro-nation: country in a country

Population: 18,000 Official language: Her official language has just two words: “waaaall” and “ÿp” National Anthem: Two national anthems, one of which is executed when a stone is thrown into the water Did you know that Ladonia is a micronation that has no residents? None of her over 18,000 citizens lives in the nation but in other countries all over the…

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